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The Dangerous Fallacy Of Tax Freedom Day
By Mike Archer. Every year at this time a great deal is made of the fact that, if you take the taxes we pay and cram them all into the beginning of the year, then, based on...
- Posted 4 days ago
Columns: It’s Too Late For Martyn Brown; Let’s Hope Someone Else Listens
By Jordan Bateman, BC CFT. They say dead men tell no lies. That may never be truer than in the cutthroat blood-sport of B.C. politics. Consider Martyn Brown, the former chief of staff for Gordon Campbell and...
- Posted 298 days ago
Municipal Politics: Mayor Walter’s Response To Tax Petition
UPDATED 16/08/12 – COMMENTS RECEIVED – By Mayor Deb Walters. On behalf of Council, I would like to acknowledge and thank you for taking the time to sign your name to the petition letter with regards to...
- Posted 306 days ago
Column: Budget Moves BC Two Steps Forward, One Step Back
By Jordan Bateman. The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) responded to Minister Kevin Falcon’s 2012-13 British Columbia Budget today.
- Posted 482 days ago
Pitt Meadows News: City Releases Property Assessment Information
The City of Pitt Meadows has released critical information on your property assessment and your property tax bill on its website.
- Posted 516 days ago
Business News: Municipal Spending In BC Getting Worse, CFIB
The Canadian Federation of Independent Business’ (CFIB_ fourth annual BC Municipal Spending Watch reveals a new ranking system and a worsening picture of local government spending.
- Posted 582 days ago
Dinsdale: Translink VS The Taxpayer
With the decision of Lower Mainland mayors to increase gas taxes and property taxes in order to pay for Translink’s insatiable appetite for your money Dinsdale has a rather pointed view of Translink.
- Posted 611 days ago
Column: Property Taxpayers Need Protection Only A Bylaw Can Provide
By Jordan Bateman. It could be British Columbia’s biggest employment bonanza this year. City halls will soon be overrun by wannabe mayors, councillors and school trustees
- Posted 623 days ago
Column: Municipal Auditor General Needed Now More Than Ever
By Mike Archer. It was certainly no great surprise that BC’s municipalities voted overwhelmingly against the appointment of a Municipal Auditor General. Why would they suddenly become democrats?
- Posted 626 days ago
Business News: Chamber Calls For A Dialogue On A New And Improved PST
From Ridge Meadows Chamber. The BC Chamber of Commerce has expressed disappointment over the loss of the HST referendum, noting that business confidence and certainty will be shaken, but is looking ahead to support a new &...
- Posted 656 days ago